Blogposts from the conference

In addition to our official online scientific news coverage, we published some blogposts from AIDS 2012, to give you a flavour of what else was happening, in and around the conference centre.

The Global Village

The 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) is not just the sum of its presentations and posters. Alongside the conference sessions, the exhibition halls and the global village have also been a hive of activity this week.The global village is an established part of the conference, with its own programme...

AIDS 2012: Meet the delegates

We’ve been meeting really interesting people at the NAM stand! NAM is the official provider of online science news for the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) and we have a great team of writers working on our news reporting. In addition to sharing the latest research presented in the conference sessions, we’re are also busy...

Say it loud: We can end AIDS!

There was another day of activism in Washington DC today, where people took to the streets in a ‘mobilisation for economic justice and human rights’. Organised to coincide with the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) currently being held in Washington, five separate marches were held, each taking a different route before converging...

AIDS march: Keep the promise

There’s been so much build-up, including several pre-conference events, that it’s almost hard to believe the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington DC has only just begun! Rumoured to be the largest health-related event in the world, delegates have been flying in from all over the globe to attend. Held every two years,...

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NAM is partnering with UNICEF to deliver the AIDS 2012 bulletins, which have also been made possible thanks to support from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Vestergaard Frandsen. NAM’s wider conference news reporting services have been supported by Abbott, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Roche and ViiV Healthcare.

Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

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